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M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind

M. C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind

The M.C. Migel Memorial Collection at the American Printing House for the Blind, Inc. (APH) is one of the largest and most important research collections on the non-medical aspects of blindness and visual impairment in the world. Established more than 85 years ago by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), the Migel Collection was acquired by APH in 2009. The collection contains items on aging, orientation and mobility, education, employment, and rehabilitation. It also includes a collection of items relating to deaf-blindness, fictional titles that feature blind or visually impaired characters, books on Helen Keller, children's books that touch on blindness and visual impairment, and many important AFB publications dating back to the 1920s.


APH Annual Reports -
http://www.aph.org/museum/collections/featured/annual-reports/

The American Printing House for the Blind was founded in 1858 and began publishing an annual report in 1860. These, and other historic annual reports, have been indexed by the APH museum.


American Association of Workers for the Blind Proceedings -
http://www.aph.org/museum/collections/featured/aawb-reports/

The American Association of Workers for the Blind (AAWB) was created in 1905. It consisted primarily of administrators and workers at sheltered workshops. Later, other blindness professionals (particularly those from vocational rehabilitation programs) joined the AAWB. The AAIB (the instructors) and the AAWB (the workers) joined together in 1984 to become The Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER).


American Association of Instructors of the Blind -
http://www.aph.org/museum/collections/featured/aaib-reports/

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1989
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1988
82
1987
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1986
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1985
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Topics & Subjects
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Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
556
Organizations
519
Education
477
Biography
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Psychology and Psychiatry
364
Recreational Reading
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american printing house for the blind
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halifax school for the blind
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american foundation for the blind
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helen keller
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national society for the prevention of blindness
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M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by Henry E. Garrett
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Topic: Psychology and Psychiatry
Mainstreaming preschoolers; DHEW publication, no. (OHDS) 78-31110
Topic: Education
AAWB Conventions 44-49 1970-1981
Topic: Congresses and Conferences
Contract No. 105-76-4115; USGPO: 1981-697-552; Stock No. 017-090-00054-2
Topic: Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation Service Series, Number 210
Topic: Psychology and Psychiatry
Topic: Organizations
Monograph 002
Topics: Rehabilitation, Veterans
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
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"The publication covers the ongoing activities and business of the Association including what's happening with individual chapters and divisions, AER-sponsored events, elections and nominations, AER policies, and names of new members." - AER website
Topic: Rehabilitation
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by Edward Bradford Titchener
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Topic: Psychology and Psychiatry
Topic: Veterans
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by National Association for the Parents of the Visually Impaired
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By-Laws, Minutes, Newsletters and various documents: A brief history of NAPVI -- Funding information -- IEP -- Publications and articles -- Membership -- Office procedures -- Annual board meetings -- Executive board -- Legislative correspondence -- NAPVI workbook
Topic: Organizations
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
This is a journal beginning in January 1914, Vol. 1 No. 1 through December 1916, Vol. 3 No. 12
Lists of blind persons in the UK receiving pensions from charities specially intended for the blind
Topic: Statistics
Topic: Laws and Legislation
Topic: Veterans
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by American Printing House for the Blind
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Volunteer and Commercially Produced Materials for Visually Handicapped Students
Topic: Assistive Technology
Lists of blind persons in the UK receiving pensions from charities specially intended for the blind
Topic: Statistics
Mainstreaming preschoolers; DHEW publication, no. (OHDS) 78-31115
Topic: Education
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by James Edward Peabody, Arthur Ellsworth Hunt
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New Edition
Topic: Health
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
translated by E. H. Paxton
Topic: Biography
Second Edition
Topic: Statistics
This is a journal beginning with February 1917 Vol. 4 No. 2 through December 1919, Vol. 6 No. 12
93rd Congress, 2nd Session, Senate, Document No. 93-65
Topic: Congresses and Conferences
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by Library of Congress, Division for the Blind
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Topics: Library and Information Services, Braille
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by National Association for the Parents of the Visually Impaired
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By-Laws, Minutes, Awareness Newsletters, and various documents spanning approx. 1980-1988
Topic: Organizations
Topic: Psychology and Psychiatry
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by National Diabetes Data Group
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NIH Publication No. 85-1468, August 1985; USGPO: 1985 529-018/30902
Topics: Statistics, Health
Newsletter, The Leading Magazine About Deafblindness, Sense
Topic: Organizations
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by G. Révész, H. A. Wolff
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With 105 illustrations
Topic: Psychology and Psychiatry
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
This includes volumes 126-131 printed 1958-1963 covering years 1957-1962.
Topic: Schools for the Blind and Visually Impaired
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
Topic: Organizations
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by United States Civil Service Commission
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Pamphlet 14, Fourth Edition; Formerly Operations Manual for the Placement of the Physically Handicapped
Topic: Labor and Employment
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
Published November 1936
Topic: Congresses and Conferences
A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Interests of the Blind
Topic: Visual Impairments
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by Arkansas Enterprises for the Blind
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Topic: Organizations
Topic: Deafblindness
International Library of Psychology Philosophy and Scientific Method Series
Topic: Psychology and Psychiatry
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
Published August 1963
Topic: Congresses and Conferences
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
Includes Conventions 34-43 1960-1969
Topic: Congresses and Conferences
månedsskrift for de blindes venner utgitt av norges blindeforbund
Topic: Visual Impairments
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by N.A.T.O. Advanced Study Institute
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Les Systemes Sonars Animaux, Biologie et Bionique, Tome 1
Topics: Assistive Technology, Orientation and Mobility
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by Department of Education, Philippines; Philippine Printing House for the Blind; Resources for the Blind, Inc.
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The basic information of the Revised Filipino Code remains the samebut explanations have been expanded and more simulated braille examples have been added. Reading and writing exercises are included for mastery of the code. Lessons presented are hierarchically arranged to facilitate learning.
Topic: Braille
Topic: Attitudes towards Disabilities
Social Work Series
Topic: Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
Topics: Labor and Employment, Veterans
Rivista Trimestrale
Topic: Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Topic: Dog Guides
Illustrated by the author with 16 plates and numerous illustrations in the text
Topic: Dog Guides
Published August 1962
Topic: Congresses and Conferences
"Voice fo the Innocent" magazine for Special Education
Topic: Education
månedsskrift for de blindes venner utgitt av norges blindeforbund
Topic: Visual Impairments
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by Eugen Holländer
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For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
Rivista Trimestrale
Topic: Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
On Cover: The Objectives of Christian Education in Contemporary Society
Topic: Congresses and Conferences
For Blinded Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen ; For Men and Women Blinded on War Service
Topic: Veterans
M.C. Migel Memorial Collection, American Printing House for the Blind
by William Brown Doherty, Dagobert D. Runes
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Topic: Veterans
This includes volumes 117-121 printed 1949-1953 covering years 1948-1952.
Topic: Schools for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Topic: Dog Guides
Published August 1964
Topic: Congresses and Conferences
A Magazine Devoted to the Interests of the Blind
Topic: Visual Impairments